Best Hoi An Bars and Brew Pubs for Sipping Cocktails and Craft Beers

2019-04-25T18:06:25+07:00By |

The best Hoi An bars and brew pubs for sipping cocktails and craft beers include everything from breezy wine bars White Marble and Market Bar, which have Hoi An’s best wine lists, to riverside bars, such as Mango Rooms and Mango Mango, which offer craft beers and brilliant vantage points from which to watch the …

Best Curry Recipes from Southeast Asia for When You Need Spice in Your Life

2019-04-28T11:43:06+07:00By |

Our best curry recipes from Southeast Asia include a rich Cambodian Saraman curry and its Thai cousin beef Massaman curry to a more gently-spiced steamed Cambodian fish curry called amok trei and the decadent pork belly curry, Gaeng hang lay moo from Northern Thailand, and Gaeng gari gai, a chicken curry recipe from Southern Thailand. …

Best Luang Prabang Boutique Hotels for Absorbing the Town’s History and Culture

2019-04-17T18:46:40+07:00By |

The best Luang Prabang boutique hotels to book to absorb the history, culture and beauty of this well preserved UNESCO World Heritage listed old town include handsome French colonial-era residences of late kings, a former royal summer house, and the old French Governor’s residence of the 1900s. Lovely Luang Prabang received its UNESCO World Heritage …

Best Hoi An Cafes and Tea Houses When You Need to Retreat from the Heat

2019-04-16T23:11:26+07:00By |

The best Hoi An cafes and tea houses provide much-needed retreats from the heat in the sultry Central Vietnam town of Hoi An, as much as they do opportunities for sipping coffee in its many forms, from traditional to third wave, and experiencing elegant tea services in tranquil surrounds. The best Hoi An cafes and …

Cambodian Chef Tim Pheak, the Travelling Chef Living the Dream at Home

2019-02-16T18:58:44+07:00By |

Cambodian Chef Tim Pheak has probably travelled more than most Cambodian chefs his age. Yet he says he is finally living the dream as an executive chef in Cambodia's Siem Reap, where he's cooking elegant renditions on traditional Cambodian dishes with organic local produce. Cambodian chef Tim Pheak – Cambodians put family names first, so you'd …

Hanoi Street Food Specialties You Have To Try in the Vietnamese Capital

2019-02-23T22:33:07+07:00By |

Hanoi street food specialties you have to try range from Vietnamese street food staples such as Hanoi's famous noodle soup, pho bo Hanoi (phở bò Hà Nội), to distinctive local dishes such as the delectable bánh cuốn. This is our guide to the best street food to sample in Hanoi. Once you start strolling the …

Tips to Avoid Getting Sick When Travelling – How to Stay Healthy on Holidays

2019-04-23T20:30:51+07:00By |

Our tips to avoid getting sick when travelling include everything from boosting your immunity before you leave home with fermented foods to washing your hands compulsively when you’re away and taking preventative anti-diarrhoea medication to try to avoid 'travellers’ tummy'. There are few things worse than being sick when you’re on that much-needed holiday, whether …

Cambodian Chef Pola Siv on His Mother’s Cooking and How to Open a Restaurant

2019-02-12T20:59:49+07:00By |

Cambodian chef Pola Siv helms the kitchen of Mie Café, one of Siem Reap’s best restaurants, where the 35 year-old chef creates an elegant and inventive contemporary Cambodian cuisine rooted in local produce and European cooking techniques. Cambodian chef Pola Siv has a great story. Like the northern Cambodia city of Siem Reap’s other talented young …

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